MeeDerby Blog

This is the place to come for valuable industry news, association information and thought sharing. We work hard to stay abreast of industry trends and are excited to share our knowledge with you. It’s just one more way we are building a community of staffing professionals.

Mee Derby wins Inavero’s 2016 Best of Staffing® Client Award

Average client satisfaction scores more than three times higher than the industry average.   Bethesda, MD – February 18th, 2016 – Mee Derby, a leading search firm for the staffing industry, announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with… Read more »

January ’16 Economic Update by CareerBuilder

  Here’s some high-level information that makes for plenty of talking points for your recruiting team: CareerBuilder’s January 2016 Economic Update.    In 4 slides, this report covers everything from temporary penetration rate, unemployment rate, wages and projections. Matt Dodaro, the report’s author, summarized the main points for us here: “from… Read more »

February Hot Jobs

Each month, the recruiters at Mee Derby spotlight their hottest job openings so that top talent can match up with great opportunity. This month we’re featuring jobs where you can work virtually and travel to meet clients.   Northeast   Sales Manager – Professional Staffing – Washington, DC – $75- $85k… Read more »

January 2016 Employment Report by Bruce Steinberg

    In his latest Employment Report, Bruce Steinberg scopes out the likelihood of another recession   “Of course a recession is lurking out there — it’s only a question of when. Although it looks like the next recession will hold off for at least the next 12 months, anything is possible.… Read more »

SIA Executive Forum Meets for 25th Year, Mee Derby Sponsors Wi-Fi

The 2016 Executive Forum is coming up in less than a month, and there’s a lot to look forward to.   This year, Staffing Industry Analysts celebrates the Executive Forum’s 25th year running. In that time, the Executive Forum has become an annual hub of the North American staffing industry, gathering leaders from around… Read more »

2016 U.S. Job Forecast by Matt Dodaro

  Which region has the highest percentage of employers expecting to add full-time, permanent headcount? How does temporary/ contract employment look this year? Which areas are employers recruiting for? These numbers and more, in Matt Dodaro’s 2016 U.S. Job Forecast. Matt Dodaro of CareerBuilder scopes out the coming year, including hot areas for hiring and… Read more »

Mee(t) the Team: Stephanie O’Hayre

Executive Recruiter Stephanie O’Hayre shares her career story, offering insider advice about the path to staffing success. How did you get into staffing? Just like anybody, I came into staffing unexpectedly. I started working early in life at a physician office and continued there throughout high school and college. By the time I… Read more »

January Hot Jobs

Each month, the recruiters at Mee Derby spotlight their hottest job openings so that top talent can match up with great opportunity.         Northeast Selling Branch Manager – IT Staffing – Rockville, MD – Base $100-150k + commission + override. Contact VP of Recruiting – ECommerce/Consumer Brands… Read more »

December ’15 Employment Report by Bruce Steinberg

  Not only has Bruce Steinberg released his monthly employment write-up for this past December, he also published an extensive report focusing on Temporary Help Services Jobs and Overall Employment Projections for the years 2014 to 2024. This downloadable PDF surveys the industry numbers, breaking it down by occupation: “Success in staffing… Read more »